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Even opponents of a Denver initiative say green roofs are laudable, but is a mandate the right approach?

Even opponents of a Denver initiative say green roofs are laudable, but is a mandate the right approach?

But by proposing a mandate that in some ways would stand as the nation’s most stringent “green roof” requirement, observers say, the Denver Green Roof Initiative could be taking a gamble on Denver voters.

Even opponents of a Denver initiative say green roofs are laudable, but is a mandate the right approach?

Even opponents of a Denver initiative say green roofs are laudable, but is a mandate the right approach?

But by proposing a mandate that in some ways would stand as the nation’s most stringent “green roof” requirement, observers say, the Denver Green Roof Initiative could be taking a gamble on Denver voters.

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is against Green Roof Initiative, says it “goes too far too fast”

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is against Green Roof Initiative, says it “goes too far too fast”

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is opposing a citizen initiative on the November ballot that would require most new city buildings of at least 25,000 square feet to have gardens, solar panels or other “green roof” components, saying it “goes too far too fast.”

Denver 2017 election guide: A $937 million bond package and the Green Roof Initiative are on the ballot

Denver 2017 election guide: A $937 million bond package and the Green Roof Initiative are on the ballot

The nine city measures facing voters on Denver’s ballot for the Nov. 7 election might appear cumbersome, but they really boil down to three overarching questions.

Initiated Ordinance 300: Denver Green Roof Initiative

Initiated Ordinance 300: Denver Green Roof Initiative

Initiated Ordinance 300 is a voter-initiated ballot question on Denver’s ballot this November.

If approved by the city, this proposed 90-story structure would be the tallest building in Denver

If approved by the city, this proposed 90-story structure would be the tallest building in Denver

A Manhattan developer plans to bring a mammoth skyscraper to downtown Denver, a monumental structure that would not only stand as the city’s tallest building once built, but dwarf its closest competition.

City Council approves new historic district in northwest Denver after hearing unexpected backlash

City Council approves new historic district in northwest Denver after hearing unexpected backlash

A divided Denver City Council approved the creation of a new historic district early Tuesday after hearing a swell of controversy that gave some members pause.

In Denver’s raucous RiNo market, an island of affordable apartments will rise

In Denver’s raucous RiNo market, an island of affordable apartments will rise

The Urban Land Conservancy is partnering with Medici Communities to build 65 permanently affordable apartments at the corner of 36th and Walnut streets in RiNo. Affordability is not the norm in the neighborhood near the 38th and Blake train station.

Small businesses learn how to get a piece of Colorado’s multi-billion dollar development pie

Small businesses learn how to get a piece of Colorado’s multi-billion dollar development pie

The inaugural Colorado Small Business Collaboration Conference, held Thursday in Denver, brought constriction industry professionals and state, local and federal agencies together to discuss transportation oriented opportunities.

Small businesses learn how to get a piece of Colorado’s multi-billion dollar development pie

Small businesses learn how to get a piece of Colorado’s multi-billion dollar development pie

The inaugural Colorado Small Business Collaboration Conference, held Thursday in Denver, brought constriction industry professionals and state, local and federal agencies together to discuss transportation oriented opportunities.